Texts

Diluuium factum est

  • Hiberno-Latin
  • prose
  • Irish legendary history
First, Latin part of an Irish origin legend that occurs in a genealogical tract on the descendants of Éremón
Initial words (prose)
  • Diluuium factum est xl. diebus et xl. noctibus super terram
Jaski's edition/transcription from the Book of Ballymote
Manuscripts
Language
  • Hiberno-Latin
Form
prose (primary)

Classification

Irish legendary history

Sources

Primary sources Text editions and/or modern translations – in whole or in part – along with publications containing additions and corrections, if known. Diplomatic editions, facsimiles and digital image reproductions of the manuscripts are not always listed here but may be found in entries for the relevant manuscripts. For historical purposes, early editions, transcriptions and translations are not excluded, even if their reliability does not meet modern standards.

[ed.] Jaski, Bart, “‘We are of the Greeks in our origin’: new perspectives on the Irish origin legend”, Cambrian Medieval Celtic Studies 46 (Winter, 2003): 1–53.
16 Edition based on BB, with variants in footnotes.

Secondary sources (select)

Jaski, Bart, “‘We are of the Greeks in our origin’: new perspectives on the Irish origin legend”, Cambrian Medieval Celtic Studies 46 (Winter, 2003): 1–53.
15–18
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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